The definition of a funnel is a cone-shaped utensil with openings at the base and the tip.(noun)
An example of funnel is what people use to add motor oil to their car without spilling.
See funnel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME fonel < (prob. via an OFr form) Prov fonilh, enfonilh < L fundibulum, infundibulum, a funnel < infundere, to pour in < in-, in- + fundere, to pour: see found
See funnel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English fonel
Origin: , from Provençal fonilh
Origin: , from Late Latin fundibulum
Origin: , from Latin īnfundibulum
Origin: , from īnfundere, to pour in; see infuse.
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